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Twilight friends S1E02

Princess Celestia: "It sounds like you're all learning so much from each other... "

After the events of Friendship is Magic, part 2, Princess Celestia gives Twilight Sparkle a new mission: to study the "magic of friendship" and report her discoveries. At the end of each episode, Twilight or her friends relay a report on friendship. The report is usually dictated by Twilight and transcribed by Spike, who then magically sends it by breathing green-colored fire on the scrolls. At times when Princess Celestia happens to be around, Twilight makes the report in person.
"Spike, take a note, please. "I, Princess Celestia, hereby decree that the unicorn, Twilight Sparkle, shall take on a new mission for Equestria. She must continue to study the "magic of friendship". She must report to me her findings, from her new home... in Ponyville."
— Princess Celestia

Starting with Lesson Zero, Princess Celestia exempts Twilight from writing a report every week, and asks that Twilight and all her friends report on their findings upon their discovery.

"From this day forth, I would like you all to report to me your findings on the magic of friendship, when, and only when, you happen to discover them."
— Princess Celestia

Friendship letters are less prominent in the third season onward; lessons are mostly delivered through dialogue. After the events of Magical Mystery Cure, Twilight and her friends stop sending reports to Princess Celestia altogether, and instead log their lessons and other events of note in a shared journal following Twilight's suggestion in Castle Mane-ia.

"I've just thought of a great idea! Why don't we keep a journal, just like the royal pony sisters? [...] That way, we can learn from each other! And maybe some day, other ponies will read it and learn something, too!"
— Twilight Sparkle

After the events of My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks, Sunset Shimmer begins writing friendship reports to Twilight from the human world.

Contents

Season oneSeason twoSeason threeSeason fourSeason fiveSeason sixSeason sevenSeason eightFilmsIDW comicsStorybooks

Other media
FacebookLive ShowMagazines (Rain, Rain Go Away!Der Stern der WinterträumeMach mal Pause!) • San Diego Comic-Con PanelSoftware • (Discover the DifferenceTwilight Sparkle: Teacher for a DayRarity Loves FashionThings That Go Bump in the NightTwilight Sparkle's Special Lesson)

Season one

Main article: /Season one

Season two

Main article: /Season two

Season three

Main article: /Season three

Season four

Main article: /Season four
For extended journal entries, see /Journal of Friendship.

Season five

Main article: /Season five

Season six

Main article: /Season six

Season seven

Main article: /Season seven

Season eight

Main article: /Season eight

Films

Main article: /Films

IDW comics

Main article: /IDW comics

Storybooks

Main article: /Storybooks

Other media

Facebook

This report was posted by Hasbro's My Little Pony Facebook page on August 13, 2012.[1]

Dear Princess Celestia,
This summer I learned that my friends and I can make a big difference in people's lives! If you want to see what we've done together, you should visit our friends at @generationOn: http://bit.ly/LMvPER

Live Show

Dear Princess Celestia,
I've learned that sometimes the way we expect things to go isn't always the way they'll end up going. Life never seems to work that way. So the real challenge is to welcome new approaches in getting things done. If we can let go of what we thought was the right way of doing things, and instead choose to work together to find a new way to achieve our goals, well, anything is possible! Especially with the help of all your friends.

Magazines

Rain, Rain Go Away!

Princess Celestia: Did you learn anything about friendship today, Twilight Sparkle?
Twilight Sparkle: Yes, I learned it's good to listen to your friends! If you don't, things can get messy!
Twilight Sparkle: Rainbow Dash knew best all along!
Princess Celestia: That's right!

Der Stern der Winterträume

Twilight Sparkle: Jetzt verstehe ich! Der Stern schenkt mit seiner schönen Musik schöne Träume!
Applejack: Die werde ich haben!
Twilight Sparkle: Das muss ich morgen früh gleich Prinzessin Celestia schreiben...

Mach mal Pause!

Applejack: Zu jedem guten Training gehören Pausen.
Rainbow Dash: Aber ich bin nicht müde oder so.
Doch beim Blick in den Spiegel ...
Rainbow Dash: Oh! Ich sehe aus wie ein Wrack.
Pinkie Pie: Nicht nur diese Fitness-Brühe trinken!
Applejack: Vielleicht solltest du mal wieder etwas essen.
Rainbow Dash: Lecker! Ich glaube, ihr habt recht.
Endlich kann die Wanderung beginnen ...
Pinkie Pie: Wie schön es hier im Wald ist!
Twilight Sparkle: So romantisch!
Applejack: Und wie gefällt es dir, Rainbow Dash?
Rainbow Dash: Es ist super!
Applejack: Und morgen kannst du ganz frisch trainieren.
Spike: Sag ich doch! Es geht nichts über eine Pause!

San Diego Comic-Con Panel

This report, spoken by Tara Strong on July 13, 2012 at San Diego Comic-Con International, is included in the bonus feature San Diego Comic-Con My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Panel on the DVD My Little Pony Friendship is Magic: Season Two Disc 4.

Dear Princess Celestia,
Today, I met some very... interesting people, who I think I can now call, friends.
Your faithful student,
Twilight Sparkle

Software

Discover the Difference

Dear Princess Celestia,
Making new friends is fun; even though it can be scary at first.
Dear Princess Celestia,
When friends get together, it creates magic; and that's what true friendship is all about!
Dear Princess Celestia,
Things are more fun when they can be shared with friends.
Dear Princess Celestia,
While friendship is about giving, it is also about accepting what our friends have to offer.
Dear Princess Celestia,
When someone is true to herself, she will find her truest friends.
Dear Princess Celestia,
No one should be afraid to share the unique qualities that make her special.
Dear Princess Celestia,
The power of friendship can make even the most shy pony find her inner strength.
Dear Princess Celestia,
Even ponies who seem very different can become very good friends.
Dear Princess Celestia,
Getting to know a pony is much better than making assumptions based on what she looks like.
Dear Princess Celestia,
Everypony's thoughts and ideas are important to listen to, even if they don't seem to make sense at first!
Dear Princess Celestia,
Sometimes the things that make you feel left out, are actually the things that bring you closer to your true friends.
Dear Princess Celestia,
In any friendly competition, it's always important to remember that the "friendship" is more important than the "competition."
Dear Princess Celestia,
Some things in this world you just can't explain; but that doesn't mean that they are any less true, just that you have to choose to believe in them.
Dear Princess Celestia,
True friends believe in you (even when you don't believe in yourself!), and they are happy to celebrate your successes.
Dear Princess Celestia,
By embracing her true talents, a pony will eventually find her true friends.
Dear Princess Celestia,
Even the most unlikely of partners can become friends.
Dear Princess Celestia,
Everypony, everywhere has a special connection with her friends.
Dear Princess Celestia,
Even the most boring tasks can be fun if you do them with friends.
Dear Princess Celestia,
A good friend always has your best interests at heart.
Dear Princess Celestia,
Friends always help to make things GREAT!

Twilight Sparkle: Teacher for a Day

My friends all arrived to help and everything went smoothly. Friendship was the only magic I needed today!

Rarity Loves Fashion

Rarity made her friends super-happy. And that made her happy. After all, helping others is always in fashion!

Things That Go Bump in the Night

We learned something last night. Things that go bump in the night might be in your imagination!

Twilight Sparkle's Special Lesson

My friends all came to help and everything went smoothly. Friendship was the only magic I needed today!

References

  1. Friendship report posted by Hasbro's My Little Pony Facebook page (2012-08-13). Retrieved on 2012 August 13.